Tag: Emily Tumber

Spirit: Why Can’t It Be Free Forever?

waterfalls on cliff near trees at daytime

Watching the film as a child I always loved the way that Pocahontas’ hair would blow in the wind, the way she would leap from the top of waterfalls with such carefree abandon, the ease with which she would skip through the forest and up the trees.  I dreamed of visiting places with clear waterfalls and thick ancient forests when I grew up.  I would run through the fields and woods where I lived pretending that I was Pocahontas, I would talk to the animals that I would encounter, and I would long to explore the world outside of my little village.

Sexuality: Why Do We Still Choose To Speculate?

assorted-color led lights

If you’re anything like me, you’d like to think that in 2021 as a society, we would be past speculating on people’s sexuality. Especially out loud. Unfortunately, in my experience that isn’t the case.

June is pride month, and as a heterosexual person, I didn’t think I would have anything to offer other than solid ally ship with my friends and readers that are a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. However, one issue surrounding LGBTQIA+ identity has been present in my life in recent years, namely the issue of others speculating on the sexuality of their friends and family.

Children’s Mental Health – Let’s Talk

five children sitting on bench front of trees

In the past few years, the topic of mental health has been more and more widely discussed.  We talk about it on social media, on TV, in films, through music, we’ve even started to talk about it in workplaces and in universities.  But what about our children?  When are we going to start talking to them about mental health?

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